JAMB Releases 2019 UTME Results Today

Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, yesterday said the board would release the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Board today. He said the board would give details of the results to reporters on the same day. The 2019 UTME was conducted between April 11 and 18 this year. He said: “We had a meeting yesterday. And so, we are releasing our results tomorrow (today).” Meanwhile, the board yesterday paraded one of its staff caught collecting N25, 000 from an admission seeker in 2018. Adamu Martin, a JAMB worker…

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Broda Shaggi Completes His NYSC, Passes Out, Flaunts His Discharged Certificate

Instagram comedian, Samuel Perry, popularly known as Broda Shaggi celebrates in style as he completed his mandatory NYSC service. He wrote: Every race has an end and not every athlete makes it to the end all the time, many will fall trying to get there. It’s one of my happiest day as I made my Family Proud again. I can’t forget what my mum said last 2 years, she said “Samuel, you have to break this curse, you have to be a graduate, promise me you will, promise me you…

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List Of Church Owned Universities In Nigeria

*LIST OF CHURCH OWNED/AFFILIATED-LICENSED, AWAITING LICENSE AND PROPOSED UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA Compiled by Leke Beecroft “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.” Matthew 5:14 The Church has consistently played her role as the source of light in the nation. Despite hues and cries about the emergence of private universities, it is an irony that most public universities are presently on strike while church owned ones are functional. Presently some of the best universities in the nation are run by…

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ASUU Denies Reaching Agreement With FG

President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi has today, Wednesday, 9th January, denied claims by the Federal Government, asserting that they[FG] finally reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over their long disagreements. According to Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the negotiations between them and the FG is still indecisive, as the team that represented ASUU at the meeting has no final say concerning the decision making, as a body, on matters with such magnitude. The Professor went on to explained that what they had on ground now is…

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ASUU Strike: NANS Blasts Lecturers After Agreement With FG. 

Following the agreement between Federal Government and lecturers, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has asked the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to suspend the ongoing strike. On Monday, January 7, 2019, the Federal Government reached an agreement with ASUU leaders in a meeting held in Abuja. According to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who was also at the meeting, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N20billion, to offset the outstanding arrears of the 2009 to 2012 verified earnings in the universities. Ngige added that…

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Parents, Teachers Panic As Lunatic,hoodlums Take Over Ekiti School 

The occupation of AUD Primary School, Irona Ado Ekiti, by a madman and hoodlums has sparked anxiety among teachers and parents over the safety of the pupils. Apart from the lunatic, who occupies about 10 classrooms, suspected rapists, burglars and Indian hemp smokers are said to have made the school their hideout. Our correspondent learnt that the lunatic often chased the pupils around and threw stones at their teachers. Some of the teachers, who spoke with our correspondent on condition of anonymity, claimed the development had forced some of the…

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ASUU Strike: What Led To The Walkout Of The Union Members During The Meeting 

Representatives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday staged a walkout from a meeting with a federal government delegation. The government delegation was led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige. Despite the walkout, Mr Ngige expressed optimism that the strike would soon be called off. The university lecturers embarked on an indefinite strike on November 4, demanding improved funding of universities and implementation of previous agreements with the government. The National President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, led the union’s delegation to Monday’s meeting. The…

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FG & ASUU Reach Partial Agreement On Strike (See Details)

The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a partial agreement. Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, announced this after a reconciliation meeting on Monday in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was aimed at finding ways of ending the strike, which commenced on Nov. 5. He said: “we have finished our deliberation for today. I am happy to report that we touched some areas of understanding in implementation from the Memorandum of Action which we agreed to in 2017. “Some of…

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JAMB Fixes January For Registration, Sales Of Forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has fixed January 2019 for the sales of its forms and registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB Governing Board Chairman Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe stated this at an event to celebrate some workers of the board, who retired in Abuja. He said the board picked next year for registration of UTME candidates because it wanted the reduction in the cost of selling its forms approved by the Federal Government to take effect. Ndukwe explained that the reduction followed recommendations made by management…

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